Musical Director & Choreography
Phillip Bettencourt (Music Supervisor, Managing Partner) is a director, music director, choreographer, teacher and actor based in New York City. Phillip has performed off-Broadway and at Boston Symphony Hall, and worked in regional theaters across the Northeast. A seasoned theater educator, Phillip builds successful programs that provide young actors with an authentic theatrical experience in a supportive environment. Students of Phillip work on Broadway, off-Broadway, television, major motion pictures, New York City Ballet, and the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus; many of them attend top college theater programs across the country. Phillip joined Broadway Bootcamp in 2003, collaborated on the company's past 31 productions, and managed its successful expansion to three sessions in 2015 alongside his business partner, Frank Root.
Currently, Phillip serves as the music and theater teacher at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School (New York, NY), the Youth Choir Director at Southport Congregational Church (Southport, CT) and on the Board of Directors for New Camerata Opera (New York, NY). Previously, he served as the Theatre Arts Director at Metropolitan Montessori School (New York, NY), and commissioned two original works for the students. Other educational credits include the American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York, NY) and the Main Street Theatre & Dance Alliance (New York, NY) where he directed, music-directed and choreographed the company's Youth Theatre Program and music directed its Teen Theatre Program.Phillip owns his private voice studio, teaching both in New York City and Southport, CT.